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Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

There are countless Neurosurgery courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.

1. Handbook of Neurosurgery (2019)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe quintessential neurosurgical handbook for day-to-day practice!Now in an updated ninth edition, Handbook of Neurosurgery by Mark Greenberg is synonymous with the most classic neurosurgical handbook published to-date. It has enjoyed legendary status as the go-to manual for legions of neurosurgeons for more than a quarter century. The comprehensive and conveniently compact book brings together a wide range of clinical practice guidelines from disparate sources into an amazing one-stop resource.Renowned for its depth and breadth, the updated text with nearly 1,800 pages…
Author(s): Mark S. Greenberg

2. Handbook of Neurosurgery (2016)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAn outstanding backpack reference for day-to-day neurosurgical practiceNow in an updated eighth edition, the Handbook of Neurosurgery has enjoyed legendary status on the bookshelf of every neurosurgery department for over a quarter of a century. Renowned for its scope and accessibility, the portable, single-volume guide is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the care of patients with disorders of the central nervous system – neurosurgical residents, nurses, neurologists, and allied healthcare practitioners.This classic handbook covers the full depth and…
Author(s): Mark S. Greenberg

3. Neurosurgery Fundamentals (2018)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe quintessential guide providing a one-stop roadmap to a neurosurgical career!Neurological surgery is a complex, highly selective specialty. For medical students and residents, navigating a huge array of neurosurgical information can be overwhelming. Neurosurgery Fundamentals by Nitin Agarwal is a portable reference enabling swift assimilation of neurosurgical care essentials. The book starts with a roadmap to a career in neurosurgery. It concludes with Advice from the Masters, featuring invaluable resources and insights from prominent neurosurgeons.Comprehensive technical overviews are provided on the…
Author(s): Nitin Agarwal

4. Handbook of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Spinal Medicine for Nurses and Advanced Practice Health Professionals (2017)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis practical handbook allows nurses, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, and allied health professionals practicing in the fields of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal care to quickly review essentials while in the work environment. It emphasizes procedural steps and critical elements in patient management, including intensive care, the neurological examination, differential diagnoses, and pain management. Written by a multidisciplinary team of experts, the handbook is expected to become a well-worn companion and essential aid to the busy practitioner. #380,670 in Books (See…
Author(s): Michael Wang, Andrea Strayer, et al.

5. Neurosurgery Oral Board Review (2019)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe perfect white coat study companion for acing the ABNS oral boards!The certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery is considered as the gold standard for neurosurgeons. The final hurdle in accomplishing the certification process is the challenging oral examination. In 2017, the format of the ABNS oral exam was revised to make it more relevant, rigorous, and reflective of recent advances in neurosurgery. Therefore, in the third edition of Neurosurgery Oral Board Review the authors have expanded on the widely acclaimed prior editions.The user-friendly book is packed with all…
Author(s): Jonathan Citow, Robert Spinner, et al.

6. Neurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers (2017)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfNeurosurgery Rounds: Questions and Answers, Second Edition by Mark Shaya and an impressive cadre of coauthors and contributors, thoroughly prepares medical students and residents for common yet challenging questions frequently encountered during neurosurgery rounds. The convenient, easy-to-follow format provides diverse coverage of multiple disciplines intertwined in the understanding, care, and treatment of neurosurgical patients.Bringing the state of the art in neurosurgery up to date, nine revised and expanded chapters cover a full range of congenital,…
Author(s): Mark Shaya, Cristian Gragnaniello, et al.

7. Neurosurgical Review: For Daily Clinical Use and Oral Board Preparation (2019)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfRobust ABNS exam prep and didactic review of the entire spectrum of neurosurgery from A to ZThe American Board of Neurological Surgery oral examination has undergone periodic review and revision over the years, with a new format instituted in spring 2017. This review book is specifically geared to the new format. The ABNS oral examination process is relevant, rigorous, and of value to the neurosurgical specialty and the public, ensuring neurosurgeons meet the highest standards of practice.Neurosurgical Review: For Daily Clinical Use and Oral Board Preparation by Vasilios…
Author(s): Vasilios Zerris

8. Tarascon Neurosurgery Pocketbook (2013)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe Tarascon Neurosurgery Pocketbook brings neurologists, neurosurgeons and residents the most convenient and comprehensive pocket reference available today. This concise, organized pocket guide is packed with essential lists, figures, & tables providing instant reminders of hard-to-remember, vital clinical information. This pocket reference guide covers an array of neurosurgery topics including brain tumors. No other Neurologic reference of this kind incorporates neurosurgery, neurology and neuro-critical care in one reference. The Tarascon Neurosurgery Pocketbook is an unmatched resource for…
Author(s): Hayden Gephart, MG

9. When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales from Neurosurgery (2008)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe story of one man’s evolution from naive and ambitious young intern to world-class neurosurgeon.With poignant insight and humor, Frank Vertosick Jr., MD, describes some of the greatest challenges of his career, including a six-week-old infant with a tumor in her brain, a young man struck down in his prime by paraplegia, and a minister with a .22-caliber bullet lodged in his skull. Told through intimate portraits of Vertosick’s patients and unsparing yet fascinatingly detailed descriptions of surgical procedures, When the Air Hits Your Brain―the culmination of decades spent struggling to learn an unforgiving…
Author(s): Frank T. Vertosick Jr.

10. 100 Case Reviews in Neurosurgery (2016)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfJandial’s is the only reference offering a comprehensive approach to Ideal for residents and graduates alike, it covers and presents them in a layout mirroring that of the oral exams. This singular resource eliminates the need to consult several texts, providing readers with all of the complete, concise knowledge needed to This allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. #279,991 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #20 in Neurosurgery (Books) #225 in Neurology (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you…
Author(s): Jandial MD PhD, Rahul, Aizenberg MD, Michele R, et al.

11. Neurosurgery Board Review: Questions and Answers for Self-Assessment (2015)

 Best Neurosurgery Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfDesigned to evaluate candidates’ expertise and provide direction for continued learning, the American Board of Neurological Surgery (ABNS) primary (written) examination is a required step to attaining board certification in the U.S. The rigorous exam requires substantial preparation. Each author brings unique qualifications to this publication from writing previous editions, to achieving the second highest exam score in the U.S. to the insights of a current chief resident. Their mission is to help readers comprehend the material and retain this…
Author(s): Cargill H. Alleyne, M. Neil Woodall, et al.

Best Neurosurgery Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some neurosurgery books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Neurosurgery Case Review: Questions and Answers

Author(s): Remi Nader, Abdulrahman J Sabbagh, Samer K Elbabaa, Hosam Al-Jehani, Jaime Gasco and Cristian Gragnaniello
ID: 2504907, Publisher: Thieme, Year: 2020, Size: 86 Mb, Format: pdf

Neurophysiology in Neurosurgery: A Modern Approach

Author(s): Shils, Vedran Deletis
ID: 2529397, Publisher: Academic Prezz Inc, Year: 2020, Size: 29 Mb, Format: pdf

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery: Principles and Applications

Author(s): Nader Pouratian
ID: 2530570, Publisher: Springer Nature, Year: 2020, Size: 72 Mb, Format: epub

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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